The United Nations Human Rights Council Praises Iran


One of the worst examples we can identify as a conscious distortion of reality is the way in which the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), in its February-March 2020 five-year report on the Islamic Republic of Iran, lavished praise on the despotic regime.

Iran has for many years carried out the second-highest number of executions in the world, after the vastly more populous China. The regime's on-going abuse of women is also well documented. Iran's political dissidents in prison are treated harshly; freedom of expression and criticism of the regime are severely curtailed. Non-violent political opponents are often executed. The same is true of homosexuals.

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